Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight 2018- Custody


 French Spotlight Showcase –  Custody – Jusqu’à la Garde  Venue: The Triangle | 1h 33m Date: Tuesday, May 1, Time: 7:45- 9:03 pm Custody (Jusqu’à La Garde) is written and directed by Xavier Legrand, starring Léa Drucker, Denis Ménochet, Thomas Gioria, Mathilde Auneveux, and Florence Janas. A brutal divorce separates an abusive man from his children and a year later, he returns determined to get shared custody of his son. Now caught in the center of an intense custody battle, the 11-year-old boy fights to make sure he never has to see the man again. Unfortunately, his mother has never … Continue reading Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight 2018- Custody

French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!


I am so happy that French A L.A Carte USA  was named one of  The Best French Blogs for Francophiles  from thousands of top French blogs on the planet in Feedspot index using search and social metrics.  Thank you Feedspot for including my blog on your list in good company! These blogs are ranked based on following criteria: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other * * social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Top 100 French Blogs Winners CONGRATULATIONS to every blogger that has made this … Continue reading French A L.A Carte USA Top 100 French Blog Winner!

City of Lights and City of Angels COLCOA 2017


City of Lights and City of Angels – COLCOA  Week of French Films from April 24th- May 2nd, 2017  presented by the Franco-American Cultural Fund  held at the Directors Guild of America On Monday April 24th, COLCOA will open its 2017 festival with Claude Lelouch’s latest film, “Everyone’s Life”, celebrating 50 years of cinema and featuring a who’s-who of French talent, including Éric Dupond-Moretti, Johnny Hallyday, Nadia Farès, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Lambert, Béatrice Dalle, Marianne Denicourt, Mathilde Seigner, and many more! Box office sales and RSVP options are no longer available online. Tickets will be available at the Directors Guild … Continue reading City of Lights and City of Angels COLCOA 2017

French Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival – Tuesday April 25


The Newport Beach Film Festival ‘s French Spotlight will be held on Tuesday April 25 2017 The 18th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its French Spotlight, an evening celebration of French cinema and culture. The event will feature the regional premiere of the award-winning film, The Outsider (L’Outsider), followed by a festive post-screening gala. An engaging drama, The Outsider (L’Outsider), follows the ruthless trading activity inside one of the biggest banks in the world – Société Générale. The film tracks the rise and fall of anonymous trader turned superstar turned scapegoat – Jérôme Kerviel – just as the … Continue reading French Spotlight at Newport Beach Film Festival – Tuesday April 25

18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight


The 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival #NBFF  seeks to bring to Orange County the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program as well as providing a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of both studio and independent films from both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and proudly embraces the passion, vision, and independent spirit of these talented artists.  The Newport Beach Film Festival ‘s French Spotlight will be held on Tuesday April 25 2017 and will feature the film“L’OUTSIDER”  based … Continue reading 18th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival French Spotlight

Goût de France 2017/ Good France


Le 21 mars, jour du printemps, Goût de France / Good France vous invite à venir célébrer la gastronomie française. Réservez une table dans l’un des 2000 restaurants participants sur les 5 continents, et participez ainsi au plus grand dîner du monde ! Dans chaque restaurant participant, sous la forme d’un dîner, l’évènement rendra hommage à l’excellence de la cuisine française, à sa capacité d’innovation et aux valeurs qu’elle véhicule : partage, plaisir, respect du « bien-manger », de ses contemporains et de la planète. Participez à ce dîner d’exception en réservant dès à présent votre table ! Liste complète … Continue reading Goût de France 2017/ Good France

A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles


Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz (TRK) kicks off the French language cinema season in Los Angeles for the 8th consecutive year presenting  A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles, with nightly screenings of critically acclaimed Francophone films. The program includes notable films from Canada, Belgium, Senegal, France, Quebec and Switzerland. All films include subtitles in English. All screenings are preceded by receptions, which begin at 7:00pm, except on Sunday with the reception  at 5:00pm and the screening at 5:30pm. Individual screening is only $5, or $20 for the whole week. This is a nonprofit event. Support goes directly towards the theater’s operating … Continue reading A Week of French Language Cinema in Los Angeles

74th Golden Globe with a French Twist in Los Angeles


74th Golden Globe 2017 with a French Twist in Los Angeles –  Beverly Hills! One of my favorite actresses  Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for “ELLE” which also won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film. French-American Damien Chazelle won Best Director and Best Screenplay for the phenomenal 7 win Golden Globe Award Winner   “LA LA LAND”!  Congratulations to all the winners and nominees !       Continue reading 74th Golden Globe with a French Twist in Los Angeles

Vive le Beaujolais Nouveau 2016!


On vous propose quelques endroits choisis pour déguster et fêter l’arrivée du Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 à Los Angeles : Au Petit Paris en collaboration avec Los Angeles Wine Tasting 418 South Spring Street, Los Angeles. Dégustation et Dîner Accords Mets & Vins $15 par personne. Jeudi 17 novembre de 6:00-11:00 PM. Réservations ici. Chez Monsieur Marcel  6333 W 3rd St Ste 150, Los Angeles. Dégustation,  jeudi 17 novembre, de 5:30- 9 :00 PM. Entrée gratuite Chez D’Vine (Wine Cellar Cave) 821 S Flower Street, Los Angeles. $10 par personne. Jeudi 17 novembre de 5:00-9:00 PM. Réservations par téléphone 747-283-8476.       Continue reading Vive le Beaujolais Nouveau 2016!

Charles Aznavour in Concert ! October 28 at Hollywood Pantages


Charles Aznavour the entertainer of the century is back in LA ! During his North American Tour, Monsieur  Aznavour will make a stop for a one night only concert at Pantages Theater in Hollywood on October 28! Concert details: Date & Time: October 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM Venue : Hollywood Pantages, Los Angeles, CA For more information and tickets click here   “Pendant mes quatre-vingts années ans de carrière, j’ai joué dans plus de soixante films, j’ai composé plus de 800 chansons, chanté dans six langues différentes. Mais surtout tout ce que j’ai fait je l’ai fait avec amour et sérieux, … Continue reading Charles Aznavour in Concert ! October 28 at Hollywood Pantages

Marilyn Monroe Poolside Reception and Communal Wine Dinner at Viviane


Los Angeles Wine Tasting and the Andrew Weiss Gallery are teaming up to honor Marilyn Monroe the late silver screen icon with a party under the stars (she would have turned 90 in June this year). Rendezvous at Viviane at the emblematic Avalon Hotel  in Beverly Hills to enjoy a 1960’s Palm Springs-style soirée. During a poolside reception from 6-8pm (followed by a communal dinner at 8pm), guests can toast the legendary beauty with a glass of Piper Heidsieck, Marilyn’s favorite champagne! Thursday Apr 21, 2016 6-10 PM  Viviane at Avalon Hotel 9400 W Olympic, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 The … Continue reading Marilyn Monroe Poolside Reception and Communal Wine Dinner at Viviane